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Friday, 30 October 2015

ICN2 in the News: A new physical mechanism allows 'phonon lasing' driven by optical forces at ambient conditions

Last years have witnessed a steady and fast increase in the number of research reports dealing with full control of phonons . The word ""phononics"" is slowly entering the scientific vocabulary to indicate a platform where coherent phonons can be generated, harnessed and detected. Nanowerk comments on the latest work by the ICN2 Group led by ICREA Prof Dr. Clivia Sotomayor-Torres published in Nature's Scientific Reports.

Friday, 16 October 2015

ICN2 in the Media: TVE’s Fabrica de Ideas visits ICN2

Fabrica de Ideas (the Factory of ideas) is a TV show presenting research, innovation and applications related with scientific and entrepreneurial breakthroughs. The TV show visited recently ICN2 and interacted with scientists such as Pablo Ordejón, Laura Lechuga, Gustau Catalan and Victor Puntes. You must watch it!

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

ICN2 in the Media: Does today look like the October 2015 shown in Back to the Future II?

The time machine imagined in Back to the Future travelled to October 21, 2015. How close was the future imagined in this movie to our nowadays life? Many journalists approach the issue. La Vanguardia includes quotes by CSIC Research Prof Daniel Ruiz, Group leader at ICN2, about how the textile industry is including nanotechnology in their products.

Thursday, 08 October 2015

ICN2 in the media: The textile industry meets nanotechnology

The section about innovation of the Spanish newspaper El Mundo covered the recent conference about Industrial Applications of Nanotechnology organized by ICN2 and INA. CSIC Prof Daniel Ruiz, Group Leader at ICN2, enumerates related with modern clothing some opportunities together with Elena Piera from Nurel.